Winyah Master Naturalist Course Page

Date Topics Location Assignments/Reading
3/11

Orientation, tools and techniques, observation skills

Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center

3/18

Bird basics,  shore birds, eBird

Santee Coastal Reserve, meet at HBCD.
3/25

Rocks and Reptiles

HBDC
4/01 Botany and Phenology Black River Cypress Preserve
4/08

No Class

 
4/15

No class- Independent project

 
4/22

The Urban Environment

Georgetown County Landfill, East Bay Park
4/29

Estuaries and Salt Marshes

North Inlet

 

5/06

Coastal Forests

 

Hobcaw Barony

 

5/13

Beaches and Marine Invertebrates

Book reports: 

  • Journeys Through Paradise-Sally
  • Travels Through North and South Carolina– Alison
  • The Forest Unseen-Emily
  • The Invention of Nature -Hastings
  • Slow Birding– Elizabeth
  • A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf-Lanisha
  • The Bird Way-Eileen
Huntington Beach State Park- Meet at north end parking lot at 8:30
5/20

Bulls Bay Nature Festival

https://www.bullsbaynaturefestival.com/

 

 

 

5/27

Wetlands and Wildflowers

Book reports: 

  • Nature’s Best Hope– William
  • A Naturalist’s Voyage Round the World– Bob
  • In Defense of Plants -Bonnie
  • American Women Afield-Mathilde

Francis Marion National Forest

6/03

Rivers and the Watershed

Invertebrates and Night Nature

HBDC 8:30

Kimbel Pond 4:30 PM

 

6/10 FINAL EXAM  Graduation 12:00  

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